HyperDic: clerk

English > 3 senses of the word clerk:
NOUNperson clerkan employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
person clerk, salesclerk, shop clerk, shop assistanta salesperson in a store
VERBsocialclerkwork as a clerk, as in the legal business
clerk > pronunciation
Rhymesartwork ... work: 53 rhymes with erk...
English > clerk: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts).
Narrowerdesk clerk, hotel desk clerk, hotel clerkA hotel receptionist
file clerk, filing clerk, filerA clerk who is employed to maintain the files of an organization
paper-pusherA clerk or bureaucrat who does paperwork
penpusher, pencil pusherA clerk who does boring paperwork
plotter, mapperA clerk who marks data on a chart / chart
postal clerk, mail clerkA clerk in a post office
settlerA clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
shipping clerkAn employee who ships and receives goods
sorterA clerk who sorts things (as letters at the post office)
tallyman, tally clerkOne who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received
timekeeperA clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees
BroaderemployeeA worker who is hired to perform a job
Spanishadministrativo, escribiente, oficinista, secretario
Catalanadministratiu, oficinista
Adjectivesclericalof or relating to clerks
clericalappropriate for or engaged in office work
Nounsclerkshipthe job of clerk
Verbsclerkwork as a clerk, as in the legal business
English > clerk: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA salesperson in a store.
Synonymssalesclerk, shop clerk, shop assistant
Narrowershop boyA young male shop assistant
shop girlA young female shop assistant
Broadersalesperson, sales representative, sales repA person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
Spanishcomerciante, dependiente, empleado, tendero, vendedor
Catalandependent, venedor
Nounsclerkshipthe job of clerk
English > clerk: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningWork as a clerk, as in the legal business.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
BroaderworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Nounsclerkan employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
clerkingthe activity of recording business transactions

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